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EDC's First Tier of Line-Up Announced

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Insomniac has announced the first tier of its line-up for this year’s highly anticipated debut of the 2013 Electric Daisy Carnival, Chicago. Celebrated electronic acts and theatrical performers from across the globe will gather at the Chicagoland Speedway during Memorial Day Weekend on May 24-26, 2013, for the premiere of the innovative music festival in Chicago.

“For years our incredible fans have asked us to bring an Insomniac experience to Chicago. When we discovered Chicagoland Speedway, we knew that it was the perfect place for EDC," said Pasquale Rotella, CEO and founder of Insomniac. "In addition to stimulating surprises, our shared experience will combine fan participation with interactive art installations, carnival rides, state-of-the-art lighting and sound, theatrical performers, and world-renowned DJs."

The first announcement of artists for EDC Chicago includes:

Above & Beyond

Adrian Lux

Andy C

Anna Lunoe

Armin van Buuren

Arty

Audien

Audio Punk

Avicii

Bad Boy Bill

Basscon Massive

Bassrush Experience

Benny Benassi

Blond:ish

Blutonium Boy

Borgore

Brillz

Bro Safari

Caffeine

Christian Martin

Clockwork (Life and Death)

Crizzly

Culture Shock

Dani Deahl

Danny Avila

Darksiderz

Dash Berlin

David Guetta

Delta Heavy

Deniz Koyu

Destructo

Discovery Project

DJ Fresh

Dub Phizix

Ed Rush & Optical

Empire of the Sun

Eric Prydz

Fedde le Grand

Ferry Corsten

Fury + MC Dino

Gareth Emery

Gina Turner

Hard Rock Sofa

Hardwell

Headhunterz

Heidi

Helicopter Showdown

High Contrast

Huxley

Issac

Jack Beats

Justin Martin

Kaskade

Kill Frenzy

Koan Sound

Kutski

Lady Faith

L-Vis 1990

Loadstar

LowRIDERz

Luminox

Manufactured Superstars

Markus Schulz

Martin Solveig

Matrix & Futurebound

Mat Zo

Mayhem vs Heroes X Villains

Metrik

Michael Mayer

Midnight Conspiracy

Mimosa

Morgan Page

Mt Eden

Nadastrom

Nick Monaco

Noisia

Nu:Logic

Organ Donors

Popof

Quintino

Rebecca & Fiona

Rene LaVice

Rudee

Run DMT

Sander van Doorn

Schoolboy

Scot Project

Sebastian Ingrosso

Smooth

S.P.Y

Stana

Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano

Swanky Tunes

Tale of Us

Technoboy

Terravita

Three

Thugfucker

Tiësto

Tiga

Tittsworth

Tritonal

ƱZ

W&W

Wide Awake Art Car

Wilkinson

Wolf + Lamb

Worthy

Insomniac will transform the Speedway into a completely interactive carnival featuring world-renowned DJs alongside theatrical performers, including fire twirlers, aerialists, dancers, and stilt walkers. The infield will become a fully immersive audiovisual experience with dynamic large-scale art installations amidst multiple stages, along with state-of-the-art lighting and sound production plus numerous full-size amusement rides and attractions that are free for all ticket holders.

Three-day general admission tickets are initially priced at $175 with VIP tickets selling at $299 before service fees. This is an 18 and older event. Minimum age for VIP tickets is 21. A layaway pricing option is available.

EDC Chicago will be the first and only EDC festival providing a limited number of fans with the opportunity to enjoy over-night camping walking distance from the festival grounds. The camping/festival package, which includes three-day general or VIP admission plus camping pass, will be priced at $295 and $419, respectively.

Tickets and camping packages are still available at www.electricdaisycarnival.com. The complete line-up and final schedule, plus information on limited single-day tickets will be announced in the near future.